One Room Apartment Source

A tour of an apartment that has only one room. Photos by Skona Hem. (In Portuguese)http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/One-Room-Apartment.jpg

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Spring Picnic Essentials Source

With the sun shining it’s time to venture into your garden and beyond with these spring home/picnic essentials! {img via susana rios}http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Spring-Picnic-Essentials.jpg

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Gallery Wall… I Needed One! Source

Gallery walls inspire me and luckily I had a staircase just begging to be dressed so I shopped our basement and went to work.http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Gallery-Wall…-I-Needed-One.jpg

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Moss Table Runner Source

Go green this spring with a simple moss table runner.http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Moss-Table-Runner.jpg

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Kid’s Art Station Source

Turn an old vanity into a fun place for your kids to do arts and crafts.http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Kid’s-Art-Station.jpg

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DIY Card Catalog Entry Table Source

Check out how this card catalog entryway table was made from an old TV console. http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/DIY-Card-Catalog-Entry-Table.jpg

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Restyled Kitchen Cabinets Source

Make the most out of your boring white kitchen cabinets with wood strips and blackboard paint!http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Restyled-Kitchen-Cabinets.jpg

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Gold Book Ends Source

Gold Book Endshttp://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Gold-Book-Ends.jpg

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Neutral Living Room Source

Gorgeous grey neutral living room with orange accents. http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Neutral-Living-Room.jpg

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Grey Colour Palette Source

A once-traditional home gets a contemporary update, without losing its classic roots.http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Grey-Colour-Palette.jpg

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How to Decorate a Mantel for Spring Source

Step- by- step tips on how to decorate a mantle for spring by adding pops of yellow and green!http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/How-to-Decorate-a-Mantel-for-Spring.jpg

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How to Update Your Sideboard Source

Decorating expert Phoebe Howard breathes new life into a classic antique with a few chic accessories.http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/How-to-Update-Your-Sideboard.jpg

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Marble Interior Decor Source

Marble decor in the home – (image via Ferm Living)http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Marble-Interior-Decor.jpg

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Canopy Bed Inspiration Source

Bedroom design can be as much or as little as incorporating a gorgeous canopy bed! [Via: Philpotts Interiors]http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Canopy-Bed-Inspiration.jpg

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Fuksas wins competition for Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Education Centre Source

News: Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas have won a competition for the Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre with a design consisting of four copper-clad elements that appear to have been “cut by the wind”. (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Fuksas-wins-competition-for-Moscow-Polytechnic-Museum-and-Education-Centre.jpg

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Who*s Who boutique by Fabio Novembre Source

Glass silhouettes of male and female figures reach out to each other across the tiled floor of this Milan fashion boutique by Italian designer Fabio Novembre. (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Whos-Who-boutique-by-Fabio-Novembre.jpg

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Aluminium tables by Katrin Olina and Garðar Eyjólfsson Source

Icelandic designers Katrin Olina and Garðar Eyjólfsson have teamed up to design a collection of circular aluminium tables, contrasting raw and uneven sand-cast surfaces with precise laser-cut legs. (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Aluminium-tables-by-Katrin-Olina-and-Garðar-Eyjólfsson.jpg

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Roy Lichtenstein residence and studio by Caliper Studio Source

Brooklyn-based Caliper Studio has renovated the former home and studio of American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, adding a rooftop sculpture garden and a pair of “eyebrow-shaped” skylights. (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Roy-Lichtenstein-residence-and-studio-by-Caliper-Studio.jpg

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Everyday Objects by Big-Game Source

Product news: Swiss designers Big-Game will present new products including a coat hanger, a tray and a hammer  in Milan next month. (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Everyday-Objects-by-Big-Game.jpg

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Apartment in Föhr by Karin Matz and Francesco Di Gregorio Source

Architects Francesco Di Gregorio and Karin Matz used spotty tiles, blue rope and pine to convert the hayloft of an old thatched farmhouse into an apartment on the small island of Föhr in Germany (+ slideshow). (more…) http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Apartment-in-Föhr-by-Karin-Matz-and-Francesco-Di-Gregorio.jpg

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Lavish Modern Residence in Faro Charms With Its Spacious Contemporary Interiors Source

Gorgeous modern homes are constantly taking shape all across the planet and Faro, Portugal is a location where one would expect to find quite a few of them. One of the more popular holiday destinations of Europe, the region’s mild weather and lovely beaches make it an absolute dream. The Vilamoura House, designed by Groupo [...]

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Smart Home Technology: Intelligent Choices for Your Abode Source

Your home is your haven. Yet the tasks involved in keeping it clean and functional can seem overwhelming at times. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a little help with the chores? Thanks to a recent onslaught of smart appliances, home life could get quite a bit easier in the near future. Especially if [...]

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35 Beautiful Bedroom Benches to Complete Your Room Source

Designing a bedroom is all about bringing different elements together and ensuring that they work seamlessly. Like in every other aspect of interior design and planning, it is all about a blend of form and functionality to a precision. While small bedrooms and studio apartments are all about eliminating clutter and saving up on ‘leg [...]

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Bô Zen Bar in Portugal: Intoxicating Setting with Intricate Design Elements from Far East Source

One often comes across Oriental inspirations in western design being largely relegated to gorgeous Japanese kitchen designs and spa-like Asian bathrooms with a soothing setting. But Central Arquitectos have used an inspiring motif and a blend of materials with overwhelming Asian influence to create the Bô Zen Bar in Braga, Portugal. That gives this beautiful [...]

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Clean Lines and Maximized Views Defining Bug Bay Bach House Source

The creative team at COA in collaboration with Fuchs, Wacker Architekten developed Bug Bay Bach House, a modern residence in Cape Town, South Africa. Built around a central leisure space, the residence ensures a high degree of openness and diverse views from each of its rooms. Clean lines together with timber paneling and deck on [...]

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How to Decorate Interiors With High Ceilings Source

Decorating interiors with high ceilings implies a high dose of creativity. building personality for a room with tall walls is neither difficult, nor more challenging than dealing with common-sized rooms. After all, home space is a gift no matter how you look at it and you should not be reluctant to use it. In this [...]

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Imposing Modern Architecture in Sri Lanka: Chamila & Rohitha House Source

This project presented to us by architect Channa Horombuwa is a conversion of a half-way done ordinary-looking house in Dompe, Sri Lanka into a contemporary piece of architecture. The house was at the half way mark, without a roof but with a collection of raw brick walls and slabs, when  the client realized that the outcome [...]

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Black And White Contemporary Apartment Smartly Designed Source

Compact spaces are so cool because they usually have a very smart design behind the decoration. It’s always about how to make it more comfortable, as less boring as possible and super practical, of course. We’ve spotted this apartment on Decoholic and we thought of showing you how small apartments have an elegant something going [...]

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Batman Bat Symbol Coffee Table Source

Custom crafted furniture is always a nice finishing touch to any home, and when it’s inspired by one of the biggest superheroes of all time, well that’s just a bonus. Just north of us in Venice, California resides furniture and instrument builder Charles Lushear , the man that is responsible for these carved wood Batman [...]

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KM House by Estudio Pablo Gagliardo Source

KM House was designed by Estudio Pablo Gagliardo and is located in Rosario, the largest city in the province of Santa Fe, in Argentina. The home, which is made of concrete, is spacious and sparsely decorated, with only a few pieces of furniture, allowing the actual structure of the house to speak for the space. [...]

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The Pender Harbour House Source

The Pender Harbour House is located in Pender Harbour, British Columbia, Canada. Perched on a rocky lakeside and surrounded by a lush forest, the home has stunning views over the harbour and a vibrant interior. It’s for sale for $20,000,000. Buy it now! The Pender Harbour House: “An exclusive opportunity to own BC’s finest and [...]

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Lorber Tarler Residence by Robert Gurney Architect Source

Washington DC-based architectural firm Robert Gurney Architect has created the Lorber Tarler Residence. This old row house was built around the turn of the century in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood of Washington DC, USA. The interior and parts of the exterior facade were transformed in order to create a light-filled, open plan contemporary space. [...]

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Cerrada Reforma 108 by DCPP Arquitectos Source

Cerrada Reforma 108 has been completed by DCPP Arquitectos in Mexico City, Mexico. The residence was designed to be a play on the relationship of positive and negative space. Cerrada Reforma 108 by DCPP Arquitectos: “Cerrada Reforma 108 is a residential project located in San Angel, in the south of Mexico City. The plot is [...]

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4.5×20 House by AHL architects associates Source

This modern home is a 2012 project by AHL architects associates located in the urban setting of Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a clever alternative to the dark, cramped, and unimaginative houses common to the area. 4.5×20 House by AHL architects associates: “This house was designed for a young family with one children and grand mother, [...]

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Permanent Camping Structure by Casey Brown Architecture (Video) Source

This contemporary camping hut is a 2007 project by Casey Brown Architecture that is located in the remote area of Mudgee, New South Whales, Australia. The tiny structure can provide shelter and breathtaking views for up to two people and is equipped with a rain water collection tank, kitchen, living area, and sleeping loft. Permanent [...]

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Mostra Black 2012 by Guilherme Torres Source

This stunning interior is Guilherme Torres‘s entry for the Mostra Black 2012 event. The space is hip and stylish, and mixes works of art and decorative accessories of distinct styles. Photos courtesy of Guilherme Torres More… http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Mostra-Black-2012-by-Guilherme-Torres.jpg

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Zwischen-Raum by Fabi Architekten Source

Zwischen-Raum, a rehabilitation project, is located in Regensburg, Germany, and was undertaken by Fabi Architekten. Originally built in the 1930s under the Nazi Party to house the members of the ‘Messerschmidtwerke,’ the remodels were completed in 2012. Photos by: Herbert Stolz More… http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Zwischen-Raum-by-Fabi-Architekten.jpg

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House in Hiyoshi by EANA Source

This modern residence is a 2012 project by EANA that is located in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan. It is a simple, minimalist home designed for an economically conscious couple looking to grow their family. House in Hiyoshi by EANA: “A house located at the south of the city park on a hill was designed for [...]

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House in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro by  Progetto Arquitetura Source

This house, project by Progetto Arquitetura, is situated in a rich neighborhood in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Its construction has been finished in 2010. The architect’s main idea was to take full advantage of Rio de Janeiro’s warm climate that allows you to enjoy all year round the exterior environment. The ground floor is completely [...]

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Bright Eclectic Home Interiors by Pal + Smith Source

Costa Mesa, California – based interior designers from Pal + Smith recently finished this amazing eclectic house interior. Pal + Smith Creative Director Melissa Palazzo represents a new generation of interior and product designers that thinks outside the box, that pushes the boundaries of predictable interior design, that blends romance and luxury with practicality. She [...]

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Inspiring Landscape Design by Topiaris Arquitectura Paisagista, Portugal Source

In order to celebrate the upcoming warm season here, we decided to post a charming landscape architecture project designed by Topiaris Arquitectura Paisagista. The garden in the photos below is located on the southwest coast of Portugal, in Herdade da Comporta, Alentejo, which is an outstanding and diverse landscape mosaic with high ecological and cultural [...]

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Modern Meets Breezy: The Immaculate Valna House by JSa Architecture Source

For those who think that Mexico is that loud place, rich in contrasting colors and crowded narrow “barrio” houses, meet the Valna House, a gorgeous residential project, defined by JSa Arquitectura, in 2012. This is a family house located in a subdivision of Santa Fe in Mexico City. The first condition for the solution was [...]

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Contemporary House in Araras by Ouriço Architecture and Design Source

Are you a fan of contemporary style? Then, you’ve come to the right place. The house designed by Ouriço Arquitetura is located in Araras, a city situated in the interior of  São Paulo, Brazil. As you can easily notice, the architect relied on the well known principle ‘less is more’ to obtain impressive, contemporary interiors. Smooth profiles instead of ornamentation, [...]

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How To Make A Small Apartment Look Larger by davidsign, Chisinau, Moldova Source

Davidsign is a young design studio from Oradea, Romania launched  in September 2004. Their projects always illustrate “the balance of form and function”, the fundamental principle of design, without ignoring at any moment the chromatics and will always address to all of the 6 senses. The apartment below shows that impossible is nothing. When you [...]

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Luxurious Penthouse Overlooking the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, NY Source

Spotted on www.corcoran.com, the exquisite triplex penthouse is located atop Brooklyn’s iconic Clock Tower building in New York. Luxurious finishes and spectacular views make it extremely attractive for its inhabitants who are going to spend delightful moments in an open space living room that communicates very well with the dinig room and the kitchen. Designed for flow [...]

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